This is an extremely good introductory text to the responsible conduct of research. It covers such areas as authorship, publication and peer review, the use of animal and human subjects in research, as well as intellectual property and questions about genetics, cloning, and stem cell research. Includes numerous cases to illustrate key points in the text.
2008022079101474700(OCoLC)ocn229430524(OCoLC)229430524(NNC)7007896Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik.ill. ; 24 cm.Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-422) and index.Scientific research and ethics -- Ethical decision making -- Data acquisition and management -- Mentoring and collaboration -- Collaboration between academia and private industry -- Authorship -- Publication and peer review -- Misconduct in research -- Intellectual property -- Conflicts of interest and scientific objectivity -- The use of animals in research -- The protection of human subjects in research -- Protecting vulnerable human subjects in research -- Genetics, cloning, and stem cell research -- International research -- Conclusion.